Monthly Archives: August 2011


  What companies, if any, do you admire? Why do you admire them? What is there to admire in a corporation? Do they possess qualities similar to those of people that you admire? When we consider the traits of people … Continue reading

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If I’d Only Known Then What I Know Now

  Hindsight is always 20/20. If you don’t believe me, just ask any economist. I remember as a kid grown ups would always ask, “What you want to be when you grow up?”  I always gave some song and dance … Continue reading

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It’s Not My Fault…and it Never Will Be!

  Sometimes life just isn’t fair. Bad things happen to good people. We all understand this intuitively. But somewhere along the line, perceptions changed. I wonder, what was the tipping point?  At what point did we as a society decide … Continue reading

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What is News? Who Decides?

A couple of weeks ago Alex Trebeck was staying in a San Francisco hotel when he tore his achilles tendon while chasing an alleged burglar down the hall.  It really made me think about useless news stories that we are … Continue reading

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